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This week’s topics include treatment of multiple sclerosis , malaria treatment , overprescription of antibiotics and fecal transplant for ulcerativ...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 11:31
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Fermentation and fermented foods continue to be hot topics all over the food world. Our guests take on the microbiome from multiple perspectives.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Family environments and “diversifying experiences” (including the early death of a parent); intrinsic versus extrinsic motivations; schools that va...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:30

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 32:16
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An environmental success story.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 24:10
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Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, talk about their work in this interview at the K...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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JoBeth Williams stars in a story about creating life in a brave new world.

Bought by WCPN, WNJR, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
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A detective story about the infamous Piltdown Man hoax.

Bought by WNJR, WCPN, KFCF FM, Spokane Public Radio, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 19
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A man wakes up in a London hospital to find that life is not how he remembers it.

Bought by KCHW, WNJR, Spokane Public Radio, KKRN, KMUN and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:57
  • Purchases: 9
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A story of bioethics, money, and power.

Bought by KKRN, KFCF FM, KUOW, WCPN, WRVO Public Media and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:51
  • Purchases: 10
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Alfred Molina stars as the brilliant, irreverent physicist.

Bought by KKRN, KKRN, KWMR, Spokane Public Radio, KUOW and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The conclusion of Tom Stoppard's crash course in landscape gardening, literature, and chaos theory.

Bought by KKRN, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KKRN, KWMR and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 15
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A crash course in mathematics, landscape gardening, literature, and chaos theory, courtesy of Tom Stoppard.

Bought by KKRN, Spokane Public Radio, KKRN, KWMR, KMUN and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 15
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Is autism a disability...or an evolutionary adaptation?

Bought by WCPN, WNJR, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KWMR and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 16
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Alfred Molina stars in the Tony Award-winner about the nuclear age.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KWMR, WNJR, Nevada Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 14
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Is melanin a genetic marker for superiority?

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KWMR, KMUN, Nevada Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 14
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Are creative thinking and mental illness opposite sides of the same coin?

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KWMR, KMUN, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Why do we do the things we do while in public? Simple actions like using the restroom or riding the bus get a lot more complicated when thinking ab...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 20:19
Caption: Mary Ellen Hannibal
As lion populations crash in Africa, baboon numbers explode. Associate Professor of Ecology and Conservation Justin Brashares illuminates how to st...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:29
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This week on the show: It hurts to let your football team down - How can professional athletes who cause their team to lose by their blunders be ...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: M Jackson
Have you ever noticed that scientists historically are mostly white men? Do you think that this fact has skewed some scientific findings? Well, our...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Dragonfly soars above Saturn's moon Titan on its way to a new science site in this artist's impression., Credit: JHUAPL
Imagine soaring over what may be the solar system’s most Earth-like world, if you ignore the chill. If funded, the nuclear electric-powered Dragonf...

Bought by KWMR, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KRZA, WMUU-LP, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Black Bears in New Hampshire, Credit: Kilham Bear Center
Over the last 30 years, the black bear population in Massachusetts and New England has spiked. What's causing the jump? James Szkobel-Wolff looks i...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 06:13
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How do we protect ourselves and our properties from storm surge and sea level rise? Last week we discussed the hard edge strategy of dikes, dams, g...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 05:28
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Joe Penhall's powerful work about schizophrenia.

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, WNJR, KKRN, KMUN and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:57
  • Purchases: 19